Lewisham Council - Downham and Whitefoot


Downham and Whitefoot

Find out more about Downham and Whitefoot including local events, democracy, schools, transport links and more.

Local events

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Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 18 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.


Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.


Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 18 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.


Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 1.30PM to 2.30PM

Our trampolining sessions take place with a qualified coach who takes participants through the british gymnastic awards scheme!


Origami Club Free

Downham Library 18 January 2pm to 3pm

Transform coloured paper into something magical with the art of Japanese paper folding. For ages 7+. Free, no need to book.


Schools in the area:


Downham was mostly farmland until the 1920s with a rifle range that was close to today's Rangefield Road. London county Council bought the farmland between 1920-23 and built two-storey brick houses with gardens.